Dr Michelle Lim

Leading Australian expert on loneliness, inaugural Chairperson and Scientific ChairEnding Loneliness Together

Dr Michelle Lim is the inaugural Chairperson and Scientific Chair of Ending Loneliness Together. She is considered the leading Australian scientific expert in loneliness, with more than 80 national media appearances to date. Dr Lim is a Research Fellow at the Iverson Health Innovation Research Institute and Centre for Mental Health at Swinburne University of Technology. She is the Director of the Social Health and Wellbeing (SHAW) Laboratory which generates evidence-based research in loneliness. Her research involves understanding the drivers of loneliness over time, and developing consumer-relevant and effective digital interventions to reduce loneliness. Dr Lim is also a practising clinical psychologist.